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Gastroscopy vs. Colonoscopy: Understanding the Differences

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Gastroscopy and colonoscopy are both endoscopic procedures used to visualize different parts of the gastrointestinal tract. While they share some similarities, such as their ability to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal conditions, they are performed for different purposes and examine different regions of the digestive system.  In Singapore, where gastrointestinal health is a priority, understanding the […]

The Role of Gastroscopy in Diagnosing Gastric Conditions

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Gastroscopy, also known as upper endoscopy or esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), is a valuable medical procedure used to visualize and diagnose various gastric conditions. This minimally invasive technique involves inserting a flexible tube with a camera at the end into the upper gastrointestinal tract to examine the esophagus, stomach, and the beginning of the small intestine. In […]

Gastroscopy Complications: Recognizing and Managing Potential Risks

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Gastroscopy, also known as esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), is a valuable diagnostic procedure that allows healthcare professionals to visualize the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. It is commonly used to investigate symptoms such as persistent heartburn, difficulty swallowing, abdominal pain, and unexplained weight loss. While gastroscopy is generally considered safe and well-tolerated, […]

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